|Discovering Buddhism - Presenting the Path - Ven. Lobsang Chokyi|
Introductory level. This course is a complete overview of the Buddha's life as well as the entire spiritual path from the point of view of Tibetan Buddhism. In the 14th Century, Lama Tsong Khapa arranged the Buddha's teachings into a logical progression, making it easier to understand and practice in order to fully develop the individual human mind. Known in Tibet as the steps of the path to enlightenment (lam.rim), this genre of teaching is found in every major Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and i...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tibet; Ven. Lobsang Chokyi
|Arjia Rinpoche Book Tour: Surviving the Dragon - A Tibetan Lama's Account of 40 Years Under Chinese Rule - Ven. Arjia Rinpoche|
Surviving the Dragon opens a window to events from inside Tibetan-Chinese history during the final half of the twentieth century, a conflict that continues today between China and its ethnic minorities. Arjia Rinpoche is on a book tour to discuss his newly published autobiography. He will present the book by talking about his facinating life and the events in Tibet that took place during his life there.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tibet; Ven. Arjia Rinpoche
|Discovering Buddhism: Establishing a Daily Practice - Ven. Lobsang Chokyi|
All levels. Beginning a spiritual practice can be a daunting experience. Get some help assembling the tools you need to develop a inspiring daily practice that carries throughout the day. Using Lama Zopa Rinpoche's A Daily Meditation Practice, as a guide, become familiar with the elements necessary to generate realizations in the mind. Learn methods that can help make every action of the day meaningful.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tibet; Ven. Lobsang Chokyi; Meditation; Daily Practice
|Meditation for Everyone - Methods for starting or reigniting your meditation practice - Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi|
Are you curious about Buddhist meditation, but don't know where to begin? Have you attended Buddhist teachings, but don't know how to integrate them into your daily meditation practice? Or has your daily meditation grown stale so you need some new energy behind it? This weekend workshop contains all of the above and more. It will teach you the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation, and give you the tools you need to both begin a daily meditation practice and to deal with problems once you start to...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tibet; Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi; Meditation; Daily Practice
|Discovering Buddhism - Samsara and Nirvana - Ven Carol Corradi|
Learn what we mean by cyclic existence or âsamsara, â and what we mean by suffering as well as how to work with and eliminate that suffering. If "samsara" is a condition of our mind, how do we escape the cycle and achieve ânirvanaâ or liberation. How do we practically work with this understanding while working, going to school and living our ordinary lives? Empower yourself with practical tools and meditations to understand, deal with and eliminate disturbing emotions or mental afflictions f...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tibet; Ven. Carol Corradi; Samsara; Nirvana
|Understanding Emptiness: In Search of Reality - Guy Newland|
Beginner/Intermediate. Join renowned scholar and author, Guy Newland, as he teaches on emptiness, the ultimate nature of reality, as explained in the Buddhist tradition. Mr. Newland is known for his ability to simplify what seems a difficult subject and this is a weekend not to be missed! Not understanding emptiness creates great suffering and understanding emptiness can lead us to greater happiness and ultimately enlightenment...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Tse Chen Ling; Guy Newland; Emptiness; Mahayana; Tibet